On Thursday June 14th, the Peak Team held another continuing peak education event to celebrate innovation in the City and County of Denver. We awarded lanyards to new employees who […]
Innovate or… How do you know when it’s time to make a change? The concept of innovation and continuous improvement doesn’t always emerge from having the right amount of time, […]
Yes, data can inspire empathy. In fact, it was the end result of a Peak partnership for the Residential Housing team at Denver’s Public Health Inspections division. In January of […]
By Joel Drahos, Associate Recruiter, Denver Office of Human Resources – January 2018. Track, track, track, this is what they tell us – in leadership books, at the Peak Academy training, […]
Picture this, you are a new mother just returning to work and you find out there are two private lactation rooms in your work building complete with comfy couches and […]
Everyone knows the story; a few years back, after Eric Wolf, a Business Data Analyst with the Denver Department of Finance, took Denver Peak Academy’s Black Belt Training, he started […]
Congratulations to Cohort 70! We had a total of 22 individuals representing several organizations within and external to the City and County of Denver. The groups represented include: The city of […]
…in 2016, almost half of their cases were taking longer than 90 day to resolve. As of the time of this writing, they have brought the active case load down by 45% and reduced the number of cases lasting longer than 90 days by almost 60%!
On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Lt. Debra Thorson of the Denver Fire Department was honored by the City and County of Denver with a 5281 STARS Safety Award. Lt. Debra […]
By Sarah Moss, Strategic Programs and Government Affairs Manager, Denver Fire Department May 2017 In early May, I set out from Denver on a road trip to the Great Sand […]
Hiring the Best Talent in Less Time The Department of Human Resources’ Talent and Acquisition Team (OHR-TA) believe that good processes can always be better processes. Their mission is to […]
On March 16, City and County of Denver employees Jamie Torres and Will Chan were honored by the Denver Business Journal as winners of the 2017 40 Under 40 awards. Jamie […]
By Lt. Rob Rock During the Peak Academy’s Black Belt training, several admonitions and suggestions were given concerning how to begin. I thought two were particularly cogent. The first was, […]
Written by Steve Friesen, Director/Curator of The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Denver Parks & Recreation Remember Tom Sawyer? He got a fence painted by persuading his friends to do […]
Dalton Weisshaar attended the Peak Academy Black Belt training in July of 2016 and in just four short months, he has already completed four innovations. Those innovations have saved the […]
Denver’s parks are filled with some of the most amazing flowers and flowerbeds in the state of Colorado.